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Lulworth Fossil Forest and Mupe Bay – SU13


Title: Lulworth Fossil Forest and Mupe Bay – SU13

Description: Walk around Lulworth Cove and then onto the coastal path towards the Fossil Forest. Walking along the coast further to Mupe Bay then up Bindon Hill and back along the ridge. Note: Minimum of 8 Walkers required.

Join the Lulworth Rangers for an expert insiders guide to Lulworth Cove, visiting the dramatic Fossil Forest, which actually are the petrified remains of a cypress forest growing in a swamp on the edge of a warm lagoon in the Jurassic Period. Both the forest and the beautiful Mupe Bay are inaccessible by car, this is the ideal spot for those who like their coastline wild and rugged.

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Date: Sunday 17th September 2017, 10am

Distance: 4 miles

Total Ascent: 800 feet/450m

Duration: 2-3 hours

Grade: Moderate

Led By: Lulworth Rangers

Notes: Not suitable for wheelchairs/pushchairs. Dogs welcome on leads. One steep climb up Bindon Hill.

Please note there is a minimum number of 8 walkers required for this walk. You will be advised by email or telephone by 6pm the day before the walk if it is not going ahead. Alternatively please check this website.

Parking: At Lulworth Cove

Directions to Start: Meet outside Lulworth Cove Visitors Centre.

Booking: Book online via this website or telephone either the Swanage or Wareham Tourist Information Centres on 01929 422885 or 01929 552740. 


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